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Nutritional value of chickpea (gram)

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article image INTRODUCTION: Chickpea (CicerarietinumL.) is an important pulse crop grown and consumed all over the world, especially in the Afro-Asian countries. In the last cropping year, Pakistan had produced 673,000 tons of chickpea (white gram) and black gram, up from less than 300,000 tons a year ago. For this year, the output estimates vary between 700,000 and 750,000 tons, as per the information gathered by provincial agricultural departments reveal. Gram is one of the top 10 pulses…Read More

Health benefits of mung bean (green gram)

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article image The leguminous plant (Vignaradiate L.),alternatively called the mung bean, green gram, Lentil, however not mungo, may be a plant species within the pea family. Native to the Indian landmass, the leguminous plant is principally cultivated these days in India, China, and Southeast Asia. It is conjointly cultivated in hot, dry regions in Southern Europe and also the South. Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your…Read More